Hitting a state-best 21 homers for the No. 1 team in the state helps St. Francis of Mountain View standout to get over the top in this year’s Ms. Softball State Player of the Year honors. The daughter of head coach Mike Oakland also had 40 homers in the last two seasons and gained several […]
Here’s an updated and expanded version of our ranking of the all-time greatest teams in California high school softball history. This one includes two teams from last season placed fairly high — one in the top five and the other in the top 15. We also have added three more teams from the first 25...
The San Jose Archbishop Mitty graduate had one of the most memorable seasons for a softball player in California and has been a member of the US National Team for several years. She also led Oklahoma to an NCAA title. Here’s what we wrote about Keilani after her senior year with the Monarchs. (Editor’s note: […]
Just like we’ve done before in football and baseball, we’ve pulled together all of our historical files and have come up with a ranking of the all-time greatest teams in California high school softball. This feature was orginally done in 2018 and doesn’t include Norco’s 32-1 team from this season or Pleasanton Foothill’s 28-0 team....
Shay Knighten’s sensational hitting, including a grand slam in one game and three-run double in another, paved the way for Oklahoma to repeat this week as NCAA champions at the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. She was named the Most Outstanding Player. Here is a list of ladies from California high schools who’ve […]
Friday night’s stunning 1-0 loss by Mission Viejo to Yucaipa prevented a 31-0 season and will allow the Thunderbirds and not the Diablos to end No. 1 in the state. Still, we thought we’d get started on a project to compile all-time rankings of the greatest softball teams in California history.
It’s not a huge shock that the 2012 State Sophomore of the Year and the 2013 State Junior of the Year gets the numero uno position among California prep softball players this season, but nonetheless it wasn’t a slam dunk choice, either.